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I was told to stay away from Corsair CX series PSUs.   If you can spare the budget you might want to spend a bit more on a PSU.   I had a PSU fry my entire build.   Oddly enough it was a Corsair.   It was a gold rated one so I think I just got super unlucky but either way I do like to play it safe with PSUs.

 

You might also want to consider an after market cooler.   Supposedly Skylake runs cool so perhaps not necessary, but the Cooler Master Hyper 212 is a good budget cooler.

 

I'm probably not the best to offer up advice at this time since I don't know the current tech but your post looked so lonely. :dunno:

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It's hard to make many changes in that price range, but I would grab the faster kingston 2666mhz ram for just a few dollars more.  According to this it could make a small difference: 

 

The Cooler Master B600 ver.2 looks a little better too, 600watts, 46amps/+12v, and 85% efficiency :

 

Looks like a pretty good budget build though.  

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waw, I didn't think somebody would respond, thanks for the advice,I changed it a little just the ram and the powersupply, don't think cooler will be necessary, but I was wondering if the GTX 960/970 would be better to pick up since that's more recommended stuff if it's better?

 

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Looks like a solid build for the money.

 

If gaming is the main purpose of this PC than upgrading the graphics card is indeed the best place to go.   If gaming will be infrequent you can definitely hold out till you have some spending money at a later date.

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